2022 SUMMER PROGRAMS
Welcome to SUMMER at the JAZZ HOUSE! For 20 years, JAZZ HOUSE KiDS has brought award-winning programming that engages and excites students, promotes harmony and collaboration and builds musicianship. This summer promises to be no different as we come back together for in-person classes! The JAZZ HOUSE welcomes instrumental and vocal students of all levels, ages 12 to 18, from beginners to pre-professionals headed to the nation’s stop college music programs.
JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER SESSIONS
JUNE 6 – JULY 22
JOiN US IN JUNE + JULY for weekly small ensembles featuring the compositions of jazz’s iconic composers! Immerse yourself in the music of these legendary composers and learn the improvised language they used to create their unique sound. (Classes held on Monday and Tuesday evenings 5:30- 7:15pm, VOCAL ensemble on Wednesday). Power up your skill set with electives! Whether you choose to come to the JAZZ HOUSE studios or log in from across the globe or across town, skills-based elective classes will give you a jump in honing your musical voice! (Classes held on Wednesday and Thursday evenings 5:30- 7:15pm)6
AUGUST 1 – AUGUST 13
AWARD-WINNING WORKSHOP with Artistic Director CHRISTIAN McBRIDE and Summer Director TED CHUBB is back for its two-week intensive session on the campus of Montclair State University. Instrumental and vocal students receive top-notch instruction to develop key skills, including enhanced knowledge of fundamentals and jazz performance. Highlights include masterclasses with renowned special guests, small group and big band ensembles, improvisation classes, mentoring and jam sessions with professional musicians, history and culture, composition and film scoring. Final performance will be held at the MONTCLAIR JAZZ FESTIVAL Block Party on August 13 attended by thousands of jazz fans.
ADULT SUMMER CLASSES
JAZZ HOUSE KiDS Summer Programming for ADULT instrumentalists of all levels. YOUR INNER MUSICIAN IS CALLING YOU! IN-PERSON + ONLINE OFFERINGS, two adult ensembles: improv core classes for beginners and advaned students. Four weekly online deep -dive electives: Music Production, Film Scoring, Drum Shed, and more!
JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER PROGRAMS ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH THE GENEROUS SUPPORT FROM:
ACCLAIMED SUMMER FACULTY
Summer Managing Director
PRODUCTION + RECORDING
PIANO/ THEORY/ COMPOSITION
HISTORY + CULTURE
*Faculty subject to change
We care about your safety! All staff, students and faculty attending SUMMER SESSIONS and the JAZZ HOUSE SUMMER WORKSHOP must be fully vaccinated, which includes having received a COVID-19 booster.